DIY Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers

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Hot Chocolate and Christmas time go hand in hand. These adorable Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers are the perfect treat to serve at your next holiday gathering.

Not only are these Marshmallow Reindeer Stirrers delicious when added to your hot chocolate, they are a great way to decorate a hot chocolate station at a Christmas party.

You can also pack them in clear bakery gift bags and tie with a ribbon for an adorable party favor or hostess gift.


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  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 12 oz package of Wilton chocolate candy melts
  • 12 oz package of Wilton red candy melts
  • #1 or #2 Wilton round frosting tips
  • (2) Disposable piping bags
  • 10 BBQ skewers
  • Kitchen scissors
  • Wilton red, blue and green icing pouches


Trim the BBQ skewers by a few inches using the kitchen scissors.
Skewer (3) large marshmallows onto the base of each skewer.
Pour 6 oz of the Wilton chocolate candy melts into a microwave safe dish and heat in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring occasionally until melted.
Remove from the oven and let cool a few minutes.
Attach one frosting tip to a disposable piping bag and scoop the melted chocolate into the bag.
Gently squeeze the chocolate from the bag giving the reindeer 2 eyes and 2 antlers.
Repeat with all reindeer.
Add a small a handful of red candy melts to a microwave safe dish and heat in 30 second increments, stirring until melted.
Remove from the microwave and let cool a few minutes.
Attach the 2nd frosting tip and scoop the melted red chocolate into the disposable piping bag.
Gently squeeze the red chocolate from the bag to form the reindeer’s nose.
Repeat with each reindeer and allow the chocolate to set.
Once the chocolate has set give each reindeer a scarf using the Wilton colored icing (no special tip needed).
Serve with hot cocoa or wrap in a cute holiday baggy and give as a gift with hot cocoa!

*Makes 10 Reindeer Hot Cocoa Stirrers

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